Toulouse INP, INSA Toulouse and ENSFEA

Toulouse INP, INSA Toulouse and ENSFEA

Toulouse INP, INSA and ENSFEA, 3 French graduate engineering schools, are famous for the quality of their engineering programs combining rigorous training in science with practical training in engineering. They work closely to the business world and conducts high-quality research, from basic research to technology transfer, while considering the major societal issues of the 21st century.

Top reasons to study here

  • A close partnership with local and international stakeholders, a cross-disciplinary teaching and research.
  • A dynamic learning environment with cutting-edge researchers and close collaboration with industrial partners promoting entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • An expertise in training management and production of pedagogical resources which is strongly recognized.

About

History

INSA Toulouse and ENSFEA were established in 1963, and Toulouse INP schools in 1906. Our aim is to provide future engineers with an excellent scientific background and humanistic values. The 3 institutions are members of the University of Toulouse, 100 000 students, 143 research labs. 

Education

Toulouse INP delivers the French graduate engineering degree, the grade of master and PhD in: Physical science and Engineering for Energy, Climate, Digitalisation and Materials and Life Science and Engineering for Agronomy, Agribusiness and Environment.INSA Toulouse is a multidisciplinary and international engineering institute and a Higher Education Institution, well known for the excellence of its 5-year education programme. It also conducts high-quality research, from basic research to technology transfer, while considering the major societal issues of the 21st century.

Research

  • The scientific strategy aims to tackle the major scientific, technological, environmental and societal issues: global health, mobility and infrastructure, digital societies, energy transition and environmental transition, climate, materials, agronomy, and agribusiness.
  • Our institution counts 28 research centres and 4 technology resource centres. Our scientific community produced 3100 co-signed articles in international scientific journals in 2019 alone.
  • With 13 doctoral schools, we graduate 300 PhD /year, 40% are presented by international students.

Career

99% of graduates find a job less than 6 months after graduation (2019). The top fields of professional activity in companies are: 

  • Automotive, aeronautics, naval, and railway industry 
  • Construction, public works
  • Consulting, design, and engineering companies
  • Computer science and information services
  • Agri-food industry 
  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Information and communications technology industry
  • Materials industry
  • Education and research

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Services

Student services

  • Welcome Desk (proposed by the Federal University of Toulouse and accessible to INP, INSA and ENSFEA students)
  • Toul’Box (online service helping student to settle in Toulouse)
  • Student association gathering clubs in all fields of interests, including welcome teams and the “Bureau des Étudiants Étrangers-BEE”, proposing social events to international students.

Housing services

  • Students can live in halls of residence at a short distance from our campuses. 
  • Some rooms or studios are also offered on campus. The International Relations Office also has a small number of reserved housing units in university residences managed by the CROUS. Other accommodation options are possible: privately owned student residences, shared accommodation or private rentals.
  • The University of Toulouse offers a service to help students find accommodation: this is the Toul’Box.

Library services

  • The libraries are organized in network. Opened to students and staff, each school has is own library. It offers on-site access to resources (books, magazines, etc.) and private rooms for meetings. 
  • They also allows students to borrow tablets or computers, and allows online access to digital resources (Web of Science, Springer, ScienceDirect, PubMed, etc.).

ICT services

Centralised access portal to the school information system gives access to the digital services of the institution: e-mails, calendar, online courses via Moodle, internships, and notes.

Medical services

  • A team of medico-social professionals is available for students: a nurse, a psychologist, a social worker and a prevention doctor.
  • The Handicap Unit is the welcome point for all students with temporary or permanent disabilities. Through a personalised assistance, individualised support measures are set up on a pedagogical level and on a practical level.

Student Life

Campus life

  • All the campuses concentrate all the facilities for the courses, in addition to sport facilities, one restaurant-canteen, and one cafeteria.
  • One student-based supermarket is also located on INSA campus and Toulouse INP has one campus near a big mall and another downtown.
  • All the campuses are situated close to the metro, being as close as 15 minutes from downtown Toulouse.

Sports facilities

  • 4 indoor gymnasium 
  • 1 dojo
  • 2 fitness room
  • 2 outdoor synthetic rugby field (used also as a football field)
  • 2 tennis courts
  • 1 climbing room
  • 1 beach volley ground
And many associations for sport and culture.

Student clubs

  • Each school has a student association that makes your life on campus easier: no less than 60 clubs at INSA, 130 at INP and 1 big club at ENSFEA, are active on a daily basis to offer you activities (welcome teams, dance, music, philosophy, mangas, sailing, astronomy, rowing, humanitarian association, among others). And should a club be nonexistent, you can always motivate yourself to start one, we will help you to make it happen! 
  • These associations also carry out a number of projects aimed at improving the quality of life and studies on campus. Installation of outdoor furniture, renovation of the foyer... in short, it's a lot of small actions by and for the students!

Accreditation

  • Engineering degree accredited by the “Commission des Titres d’ingénieur” (national public body approving the engineering degree diploma)
  • Member of the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles”
  • ISO 9001 
  • EUR-ACE label

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